Newtown 2.7 miles.
A cosy cottage, annexed to the impressive farmhouse, surrounded by the owner's farmland and wooded hilltops, close to the popular market town of Newtown perfect for a little retail therapy or exploring the myriad of local nature reserves.
A perfect base for friends and family looking to enjoy fabulous walks from the door, explore the beautiful surrounding countryside with access to all the farmer's fields and woodland walks, yet being close to a busy towns and pretty rural villages.
Set over the ground floor, there are two comfortable bedrooms and a family shower room.
A light and airy kitchen and dining area with views across the lawns to the woodland beyond and an adjacent sitting area with woodburner, perfect to cosy up with in front of the TV after a busy day enjoying the locality.
Outside, you can sit on your decked area and look across the pretty undulating gardens with the ornamental pond with quaint bridge over the small stream that flows away from it.
Perfect to sit and catch a few rays of sun whilst planning the day's adventures.
The River Severn and Montgomery Canal run through nearby Newtown, which opens up fabulous walking and cycling especially on the towpath, giving direct access to the Pwll Penarth Nature reserve, two miles away, where you may be lucky enough to see the salmon leap or the busy sand martins from one of the bird hides.
You are ideally placed to explore the Cambrian Mountains and the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its undulating countryside just a short drive away.
Why not visit the impressive National Trusts Powis Castle, a 20 minute drive or perhaps pop for afternoon tea and to marvel at the stunning gardens at Glansevern Hall, 7 miles.
The pretty market town of historic Montgomery with its castle high on the hill is worth a trip and also boasts a Michelin-starred restaurant, perfect for a special occasion.
Slightly further afield, why not take a trip to visit the Victorian magnificence of the Elan Valley reservoirs, a great day out for all the family or witness the feeding of the majestic red kites in Rhayader, both within a hour's drive.
An ideal base, a short drive from a thriving market town ideal for family or small groups of friends looking for somewhere to retreat to of an evening, with the chance to explore local woodland and fabulous walks from the door with great days out being just a short drive away.
About the location
Montgomery 10 miles; Machynlleth 28 miles; Ludlow 33 miles; Shrewsbury 33 miles.
Newtown lies on the banks of the River Severn, in the heart of the beautiful Montgomeryshire countryside, and boasts a vibrant art gallery, museums and a variety of pubs and restaurants. Newtown is also home to Theatr Hafren, one of Wales’s premier theatres, which showcases a wide variety of entertainment, from comedy shows to opera, offering something for the whole family. Explore the ruins of the Norman Motte and Bailey castle in the beautiful old county town of Montgomery, wander the Grade I listed formal gardens at the renowned Gregynog Hall, or visit the world-famous Powis Castle and Gardens, often frequented by Prince Charles. The medieval market towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow offer renowned and award-winning restaurants, cosy pubs and quaint shops, as well as festivals and markets, including annual Christmas markets, whilst Ludlow also boasts over 600 listed buildings and Ludlow Castle, so there is something to enjoy all year round. In nearby Churchstoke, the Roundton Hill Nature Reserve and Iron Age Hill Fort is a haven for wildlife and home to a plethora of native British birds. On a clear day, the walk to the summit at 370 metres is rewarded by a 360 degree panorama, from where extensive views over Shropshire and the high Welsh peaks beyond can be seen. A little further afield, Machnynlleth is home to the Centre for Alternative Technology, and also Machnynlleth Golf Club. The delightful seaside village of Aberdovey on the stunning Cardigan Bay coastline is a paradise for watersports enthusiasts, while the sandy beach at Ynyslas is perfect for a family day out. All this and more is within as hour’s drive of Newtown, making this a wonderful year-round holiday destination.